Womens Magazine

Women’s Magazine – December 7, 2015 – Racism and the Global Beauty Industry; AIDS Activism as a Model for Social Change

Global Beauty IndustryMeeta Rani Jha joins us to discuss her new book, The Global Beauty Industry: Colorism, Racism and the National Body.

Also, we talk with Sarah Schulman, producer of the film United In Anger: A History of ACT UP, and with younger AIDS activist, Cyd Nova.  What lessons does ACT UP offer for young activists, and why was the AIDS movement so successful in changing US policy?

And why has this spectacularly successful movement been nearly forgotten?

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